Thoughts Soup

The Holidays are a busy time for everybody; together with The Traveling Hen. The first place I visited was the Dalai Lama’s web site, the place I checked his teaching schedule and, lo and behold, he was going to perform a instructing for a gaggle of Koreans at his temple in McLeod Ganj from the 11th by the thirteenth of November 2014. Then I started checking airfares. I discovered a fare for $1,one hundred on United, which seemed like a particularly reasonable value contemplating that tickets to Europe almost always exceed that, normally by rather a lot, so I made a decision to run the thought by my spouse. I would depart in late October, go to Dharamsala for two months to review Buddhist philosophy, then meet her in New Delhi throughout her winter break (she is on the faculty at a large Midwestern college) for 3 weeks of touring, then south to Kerala for some much wanted R&R by the sea.

One thing we’ve discovered is that GF potato chips are just about out there wherever we have traveled. My daughters and friends all know this. And potato chips are the one meals I do know I can eat without any tummy upset. So once we’re out and about and everyone seems to be stopping to take pleasure in a snack or lunch and we find there’s completely nothing out there for me; someone will show up with a bag of chips and a cold drink and I’m a happy camper 🙂 It doesn’t matter what they may be consuming, I am secure and in the company of some superb people. I don’t ask for something more.

Many of the wall work and artifacts are now safely protected and saved in the Archaeological Museum which is unquestionably price a visit. I went there the following day, once more on the bus, and in addition stopped by to pay my respects at the grave of author Nikos Kazanzakis which is up on town wall. Back in Athens I visited the beautiful new Niarchos Centre the place there may be an opera home, theatre, library, computer room, vast gardens and green spaces all for the pleasure of the Athenians. In direction of the tip of the article, I do mention how troublesome it is to compare the two because of how totally different the platforms are: Blogger is best labeled as a strict blogging platform; however, WordPress is a Content Management System and thus a way more sturdy (perhaps even difficult at times—relying in your stage of skill) platform that occurs to have running a blog as a essential feature.

In actual fact the homes on the japanese facet hide a secret. Their gardens are for much longer than these on the west and run down to the River Crane, indeed some residents even have their very own small boat moored up on the financial institution! Number 5 has been quickly boarded up while major renovation works take place, the title of the inside decorator proudly emblazoned on the hoarding. Even the Christmas wreaths are smarter, and more quite a few, than those seen earlier on my travels. However there’s a hidden cause why this particular Eve Road might not truly be terraced nirvana. One of the two Heathrow flightpaths passes very nearly overhead, and solely by visiting in the course of the quiet half of the day did I miss the noise air pollution which must blight each day life in this in any other case endearing avenue. Eve Street is a contradictorily fascinating handle, but additionally the very backbone of the capital’s housing stock.

Why stay at the Animal Kingdom then? SAVANNA VIEW!!!! This expensive room view gives you a direct view of the savanna with live animals. If you are an animal lover and spend a number of time on the resort this could be a sensible choice. The pool may be very good and by no means busy. We’ve teens and we are out at the parks morning till night. We had been there on a brief 5-night go to so we did not spend much time at the resort. There have been some neat moments once we went and sat out on rockers on the savanna public balconies, watched staff from Africa displaying kids methods to carve wooden into animals and showing animal footprints and skulls from their international locations. The design of the lobby is beautiful and similar to what you see throughout Animal Kingdom park.